Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 490 443
Rank change year-on-year +16 -47 +4
Contract jobs citing CCIE 166 152 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 1.94% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 81 105
London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £350 £325 £327
90th Percentile £625 £625 £590
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £49.19
England median hourly rate - £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +52.78% +25.63%

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,412 7,823 7,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.98% 16.76% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,774 5,206 4,989
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 111
London median hourly rate £23.03 £21.02 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +7.77% -4.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.44 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £26.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% -3.38% +8.33%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -9 31 £475 -5.00% 12
West London -1 12 £413 +26.92% 9
South London -12 4 £613 -
East London -23 1 - - 8
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 166 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (73.49%) Cisco
3 97 (58.43%) Firewall
4 90 (54.22%) CCNP
5 69 (41.57%) BGP
6 55 (33.13%) WAN
7 54 (32.53%) Data Centre
8 51 (30.72%) OSPF
9 49 (29.52%) Wireless
10 43 (25.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (25.30%) MPLS
12 39 (23.49%) Juniper
13 38 (22.89%) LAN
14 37 (22.29%) Finance
15 35 (21.08%) Network Design
16 32 (19.28%) VPN
17 30 (18.07%) Load Balancing
18 29 (17.47%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (16.87%) EIGRP
20 27 (16.27%) Migration
21 25 (15.06%) CCNA
21 25 (15.06%) F5
22 24 (14.46%) CheckPoint
23 23 (13.86%) ITIL
24 22 (13.25%) Fortinet
24 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
25 21 (12.65%) Windows
26 18 (10.84%) Network Security
27 17 (10.24%) Multicast
28 16 (9.64%) Cisco Wireless

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.81%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (7.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (5.42%) Office 365
6 5 (3.01%) IaaS
6 5 (3.01%) PaaS
7 2 (1.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 97 (58.43%) Firewall
2 69 (41.57%) BGP
3 55 (33.13%) WAN
4 51 (30.72%) OSPF
5 49 (29.52%) Wireless
6 43 (25.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 42 (25.30%) MPLS
8 38 (22.89%) LAN
9 32 (19.28%) VPN
10 29 (17.47%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (16.87%) EIGRP
12 18 (10.84%) Network Security
13 17 (10.24%) Multicast
14 16 (9.64%) Cisco Wireless
14 16 (9.64%) IPsec
14 16 (9.64%) TCP/IP
15 15 (9.04%) DMVPN
15 15 (9.04%) DNS
16 13 (7.83%) Wireshark
17 12 (7.23%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) AppScan
General
1 37 (22.29%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Banking
3 13 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 108 (65.06%) Network Engineer
2 39 (23.49%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (19.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (18.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (13.25%) Architect
6 19 (11.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 16 (9.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (9.04%) Consultant
9 12 (7.23%) Network Architect
10 11 (6.63%) Network Consultant
11 10 (6.02%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (6.02%) Network Design Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Data Centre Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Design Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Implementation Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Network Implementation Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Security Engineer
14 6 (3.61%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) OAuth
2 1 (0.60%) OpenID
2 1 (0.60%) REST
2 1 (0.60%) SAML
2 1 (0.60%) SPML
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.53%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.82%) Blog
4 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.22%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.61%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.01%) Fintech
8 4 (2.41%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.20%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.20%) PKI
10 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.60%) FMCG
10 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.65%) Windows
2 13 (7.83%) Linux
3 10 (6.02%) Unix
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.08%) Network Design
2 30 (18.07%) Load Balancing
3 27 (16.27%) Migration
4 23 (13.86%) ITIL
5 16 (9.64%) High Availability
6 14 (8.43%) Network Architecture
7 11 (6.63%) Project Management
8 10 (6.02%) DevOps
9 9 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (5.42%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (4.82%) Change Control
10 8 (4.82%) Change Management
10 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (4.82%) Low Latency
10 8 (4.82%) Network Management
11 7 (4.22%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (4.22%) Mathematics
11 7 (4.22%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 6 (3.61%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (3.61%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.23%) Python
2 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (54.22%) CCNP
3 25 (15.06%) CCNA
4 16 (9.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 14 (8.43%) CCDP
6 12 (7.23%) Degree
7 9 (5.42%) CISSP
8 7 (4.22%) CCIE Data Center
8 7 (4.22%) CCSP
8 7 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.61%) CCIE Service Provider
10 5 (3.01%) JNCIP
10 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.81%) CISA
11 3 (1.81%) CISM
11 3 (1.81%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.20%) GCIH
12 2 (1.20%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) COBIT
1 4 (2.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.01%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.81%) Docker
5 3 (1.81%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (1.81%) FortiGate
1 3 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (1.20%) EnCase
2 2 (1.20%) FTK
2 2 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.60%) Cacti
3 1 (0.60%) CASB
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 122 (73.49%) Cisco
2 39 (23.49%) Juniper
3 25 (15.06%) F5
4 24 (14.46%) CheckPoint
5 22 (13.25%) Fortinet
6 15 (9.04%) VMware
7 14 (8.43%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.22%) Arista
9 7 (4.22%) Meraki
10 6 (3.61%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.01%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.01%) Citrix
11 5 (3.01%) Google
11 5 (3.01%) Splunk
11 5 (3.01%) Zscaler
12 4 (2.41%) Symantec
13 3 (1.81%) NetApp
14 2 (1.20%) McAfee
14 2 (1.20%) Sophos